London Spanish Book and Zine Fair

InSpire – The Crypt at St Peter’s Liverpool Grove, London

The London Spanish Book and Zine Fair, the first dedicated event to publications in Spanish in the United Kingdom, will take place on the Friday 4th and Saturday 5th of October 2019 at InSpire, the Crypt of St Peter’s, Liverpool Grove, SE17 2HH. LSBF will showcase Spanish, English and dual language publications by Iberoamerican authors […]

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Playing with Prose Theatre Workshop

Senate House, University of London Malet Street, London

Adapting Novels for the Stage A two-day workshop for university students Led by Jack Tarlton (8 Days: To the Moon and Back) Join us for this creative workshop for university students, exploring adaptations of novels for the stage. Reading a novel and watching an adaptation of that novel in the theatre are two very distinct experiences. The first […]

Echoes Festival: Latin American Music Performance

Senate House, University of London Malet Street, London

Alessandro Santoro: piano & speaker Lecture-Recital: The Piano Preludes of Cláudio Santoro Tickets: In Advance: £14 | £12 Concessions On the Door: £18 | £16 Concessions Bookings: 0800 411 8881 | brownpapertickets.com (to be released) Part of Echoes Festival of Latin Classical Music, organised by ILAMS in collaboration with the Instituto Cervantes, Poliphonia and the […]

Translating Women: Breaking Borders and Building Bridges in the English-language Book Industry

Senate House, University of London Malet Street, London

Deadline: 17 May 2019 Conference dates: 31 October - 1 November 2019, Senate House, University of London Organisers: Dr Olga Castro (Aston University), co-editor of Feminist Translation Studies (Routledge, 2017). Dr Helen Vassallo (University of Exeter), principal investigator of the Translating Women project. Dr Godela Weiss-Sussex (IMLR/OWRI, co-director Centre for the Study of Contemporary Women's […]

Making Theatre in Exile

Hampstead Jazz Club (Duke of Hamilton Pub) 23-25 New End Road, London

Delving into a suitcase full of sketches, songs and letters, the theatre group  brings to life the story of the Laterndl theatre in Hampstead, established by a group of exile actors and writers from Nazi-occupied Austria during the Second World War. Rekindling the Viennese tradition of political cabaret, they reflect on their new surroundings and hopes for the […]

At Home I Speak

Rich Mix 35-47 Bethnal Green Rd, Shoreditch, London

What are the links between language and imagination? How do the languages we speak relate to community, culture and identity? Following a 2-month arts residency at Gearies Primary School in Redbridge – where the students speak 47 languages between them – come and watch a new verbatim play that explores and celebrates multilingualism. Join playwright […]

Cartoneras in London: Untold Stories from Latin America

The Migration Museum The Workshop, 26 Lambeth High St, Lambeth, London

Cartoneras (Cardboard Publishing) is a unique grassroots Latin American publishing phenomenon, which offers alternative forms of community engagement, activism, and social change. The event will offer the chance to find out about this unique grassroots Latin American publishing phenomenon, and the Latin American community in London. A presentation by researchers Lucy Bell (University of Surrey) […]

Proletkult and the Languages of Modernity

Senate House, University of London Malet Street, London

Proletkult refers to the Proletarian Cultural-Enlightenment Organization (Proletarskie kul'turno-prosvetitel'nye organizatsii). The institution was autonomous from the Bolshevik party, but is regarded by many as the cultural arm of the revolution. Founded in 1917, it was tasked with developing radical avant-garde aesthetics tailored to the working classes and their emergent role in modern industrial culture. Proletkult […]

Saved by the Digital: Ladino communities of the XXI century

Senate House, University of London Malet Street, London

Further details to follow: modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/20196 This event is organised by Language Acts & Worldmaking (KCL) with support from the Institute of Modern Languages Research and the Open World Research Initiative (OWRI) Cross-Language Dynamics: Reshaping Community, Translingual Strand.